Murky soul siphon

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Murky soul siphon
Picture
Level 106
Family Siphon family creatures
Body Type Biped
Undead Yes (corporeal)
Areas Found The Rift
BCS Yes
HP <Not Known>
Armor [?]
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Dual armrake +471 AS
Bolt Attacks
Use the Creature ability template here {{{bolt}}}.
Warding Attacks
Wither (1115) +437 CS
Limb Disruption (708) +447 CS
Maneuver Attacks
Hamstring
Offensive Spells & Abilities
Elemental Wave (410)
Defense Attributes
Melee <N/A> DS
Ranged <N/A> DS
Bolt +349 DS
Bard Base +413 TD
Ranger Base <N/A> TD
Sorcerer Base <N/A> TD
Wizard Base +482 TD
Cleric Base <N/A> TD
Empath Base <N/A> TD
Paladin Base +383 TD
Major Elemental <N/A> TD
Minor Elemental <N/A> TD
Major Spiritual <N/A> TD
Minor Spiritual <N/A> TD
Major Mental <N/A> TD
Minor Mental <N/A> TD
Treasure Attributes
Coins  ?
Gems  ?
Magic Items  ?
Boxes  ?
Skin  ?
Other  ?

A murky soul siphon can be found in the Scatter in the Rift. This is an undead entity subsisting upon the souls of the living. Classified as a semi, it uses various debuff spells to set up its foes for easier consumption. Its attacks have a chance to drain spirit and they also make use of a maneuver-based grasp to suck spirit from characters.

Though it has a vaguely humanoid shape, the soul siphon is unlike anything that inhabits the walking world -- rather, it resembles something that escaped from the fevered nightmares of the deranged. Completely hairless, its skin is a dirty pink hue, blemished with ruddy patches. Where its face should be, there is nothing more than a sunken cavern, as if a stone giant's fist made an impression in the creature's head, crushing all of its features and leaving nothing but a gaping black void. Its arms are elongated, and instead of hands, it has scythe-shaped blades of bone and flesh. Its legs seem to be twisted, causing it to walk with an awkward gait.

Hunting strategies

Upon a successful attack, the murky soul siphon has a subsequent CS maneuver that attempts to immobilize and drain spirit from the victim. This maneuver may be blocked by a shield. An example of this maneuver:

The shadows of a murky soul siphon's face briefly resolve into a gaping maw filled with concentric rows of teeth that attempt to close on you!
 AS: +476 vs DS: +296 with AvD: +24 + d100 roll: +68 = +272
 ... and hits for 66 points of damage!
 Crack to the head swells eye shut.
 You are stunned for 5 rounds!
 CS: +467 - TD: +356 + CvA: -8 + d100: +74 - +5 == +172
 Warding failed!
A silvery strand wends itself away from your body, darkening into dingy shadows as it is consumed by the gaping void in the soul siphon's face!

Other creature maneuver attack:

A murky soul siphon scuttles at you awkwardly, slashing rapidly and violently with its bladed forearms!
You are unable to predict where any of the siphon's erratic attacks will land as you take the full brunt of its bloody assault!
Coming in at an awkward angle, the siphon right arm hits you!
 ... 25 points of damage!
 Slash strikes your right eye.
 Seems there was a brain there after all.

This maneuver can be deflected by a shield.

Other information

Murky soul siphons are extraplanar beings.

Messaging

A murky soul siphon staggers forward, head listing to one side, and it swings its arms in wide arcs, cutting the air so that it whistles with each swipe.

A murky soul siphon scythes its bladed arms together, creating a strident grating sound.

References

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